Unions and the Labour Movement
WPUK & Billy Bragg
When Billy Bragg implied women fighting for sex-based rights were akin to Nazis, we invited him to a public discussion. He declined.
UNISON conference votes to silence women’s voices
UNISON, the trade union with a large membership in health, local government and education, has over 1.3 million members. The union says that over two thirds of them are...
Kiri Tunks wins NEU Annie Higdon Award 2022
Our co-founder and director, Kiri Tunks, has won the National Education Union's Annie Higdon Award for challenging sexism and engaging women in union activity. Read Kiri's acceptance speech and...
WPUK and The Socialist: Further Debate
This post is WPUK’s latest contribution to a developing debate with The Socialist Party. We welcome the willingness of The Socialist to engage with WPUK and look forward to...
Stonewall: Mental Health Nurse speaks
Woman's Place UK has recently published a letter drafted by nurses and midwives concerned at the impact of Stonewall's Diversity Chamption Programme and Equality Index on patient care. This...
Stonewall: Nurses and Midwives speak out
Hundreds of nurses and midwives have signed a letter calling for the Nursing and Midwifery Council and NHS trusts to withdraw from Stonewall's Diversity Champions Programme and Equality Index. These...
Stonewall: Letter to Nursing and Midwifery Council
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is the regulatory body for nurses, midwives and health visitors. This letter, drafted by concerned nurses and other healthcare professionals, calls for: a) the...
March with Midwives – Inclusion and Exclusion
Anna is a midwife and part of the With Woman collective. She writes about the challenges facing midwifery in the UK; the grassroots movement March with Midwives; and their...
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